Colonel Coon Knives were made by Adrain A. Harris, Mr. Harris started making fixed blade knives as a hobby in the 60’s, in 1976 he became the only authorized field repairman in the U.S. for Schrade, a few months later he became the only authorized repairman for Kissing Crane and J.A. Henckels in the United States, in 1978 he founded Tennessee Knife Works Inc. in his home town of Columbia, Tenn. and began making Colonel Coon Knives the old style a true bench made or handmade pocket knife, In 1980 he devised his own chemical milling process for custom etching the blades, along with this he developed a packaging process which included a hinged paper box which is still being used today. By offering this packaging system and custom etching to knife dealers this help start the trend of ” the commemorative knife ” In 1988 he sold his manufacturing processes to W.R Case & Sons and retired. (info by yerout)

In 2006 SMKW bought the name and is having Queen build some fantastic reproductions

Barlow

Canoe

Jack

Mountain Man

Stockman

Whittier

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